Ironman Mont-Tremblant Quebec Canada (East Canada)
Date August 19th 2012
It is anticipated that there will be over 2,000 competitors.
Athletes will start the 2.4-mile (3.8 km) swim in Tremblant Lake. The two-loop, 112-mile (180 km) bike course runs largely through Mont-Tremblant’s forests and mountains. Athletes will then embark on the two-loop, 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run course into the heart of the pedestrian village of Tremblant Resort.
Swim 2.4 miles (3.8km)
Swim in Tremblant Lake overlooked by mountains.
Water temperature estimated for August to be about 71F/22C
The swim finish is at Parc Plage approximately 300m from T1 Quintessence Luxury Hotel
Bike 112 miles (180km)
2 Loop bike mostly through the pictures Mount-Tremblant’s forests & mountains.
Terrain undulating, flat and not too demanding apart from route 117 that climbs from 200 to 310 metres and a 1 in 6 gradient.
On the return section will aging be on the Montée Ryan and Chemin des Voyageurs which passes through the Tremblant resort and onward towards Municipality of Lac Supérieur which is the most challenging elevation change of this Ironman bike course which climbs form approximately 240 to 340 meters with a grade of 12 percent
Run 26 .2 miles (42.4km)
A very scenic two lap run route.
Pedestrian zone of Tremblant resort
The two-loop, 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run course is known for its scenic beauty. As athletes exit the transition zone, they will run across the Ironman Village and into the heart of the pedestrian village of Tremblant Resort. Once on Chemin du Village, athletes will head towards Intrawest Club and run on the linear park bike path alongside the Diable River. Next, athletes will cross the picturesque Mont-Tremblant Old Village and continue on towards Chemin du Lac Mercier Road. This part of the course features many changes of elevation, from 215 to 260 meters, with grades ranging from eight to thirteen percent. Athletes will have the opportunity to run on the famous Le P’tit Train du Nord, a former railway bed that is now the longest linear park in Canada, and then return to the Mont-Tremblant Old Village, heading back towards Chemin du Village. The road will take runners past a waterfall, alongside beautiful Tremblant Lake and finally, back to the finish line in the Tremblant Resort.
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Registration opens June 15th 2011.
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